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2009 Shizuoka earthquake

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Magnitude  6.4 Mw
Areas affected  Japan
Depth  26 km
2009 Shizuoka earthquake
Date  10 August 2009 (2009-08-10) UTC
Casualties  1 fatality 134 injuries

The 2009 Shizuoka earthquake occurred with a magnitude of 6.4 that hit Shizuoka Prefecture in the south of Honshū, Japan, on August 11 at 05:07 local time (August 10, 20:07 UTC).

Overview

The seismic intensity was observed as shindo 6- in Izu, Yaizu, Makinohara, Omaezaki, Shizuoka.

One woman was killed in Shizuoka, 134 people were injured, and 6,000 buildings received at least minor damage. In addition, the shoulder of Tōmei Expressway was damaged.

In this area, it is presumed that an M8 class Tokai earthquake will occur in the near future.

References

2009 Shizuoka earthquake Wikipedia


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